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Ladycrissdean
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Which just goes to show that there really should be a test to take before namming a child. My parents while giving us very good names kinda missed the bus when they named my little brother...

His name is Brian.

Which is a very good name until you know what my older brother's name is.

His name is Ryan.

Needless to say we grew up saying Ryan Corey and Brian Michael.

Speaking of unusual names...

My maiden name is Coke.

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Seaboe Muffinchucker
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Any relation to this Coke?

Seaboe

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Ladycrissdean
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Seaboe -
Yes as a matter of fact. Other notable family history includes sending Alexander Hamilton to college.

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Sweet Home California
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I once heard something on the radio about a family whose last name translated to "Hotass", but I'm not sure what their real last name was or what language it was in.

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My great uncle's last name was Woleben. His parents named him Nebelow. Think about it.
A friend of mine came from a decout Catholic family.
4 Sons:
Matthew
Mark
Luke
and Bill Junior

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Victoria J
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The name may already have been mentioned but it is a fresh sighting of it at least. My mother met a Jenny Taylor on a course this week. Apparently she told the group that her name had been hugely embarrasing when she was a child, and that it meant something "explicit", but when she told them nobody got it. So she had to whisper to them... When my mother told me the womans name I staryed laughing immediately, I must have been spending too much time in this thread.

After a life time of being called genitalia you wouldn't expect someone to be so coy.

Victoria J.

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Morgaine La Raq Star
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Not unfortunate, but I was at a graduation the other night & there were 3 boys, out of 80 kids graduating, that were named Sebastian. I don't think I knew 1 Sebastian my whole public school career.

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At work, I received a death notice of an employee's family member with the first name of Foreplay.

Sometimes I wonder...

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NewZer0
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Decemba.

Traiton.

Brittnnee.

Rickkii.

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The Utah Baby Namer

Boys: Admanzah, Antrim Zeezrom, Berniece, Boylynn, Davenport Shore, DeLaVerne, Denim Levi, El Myrrh, Friends Forsaken, Golden P., Helamans Warrior, Hummingbird, Justan Tru, Knight Train, Marvelous Man, Messiah Angel ...

Girls: Abcde, Alva Aluna, Apathy, Aquanetta, Arloween, Baxteen, Beefea, Bet'C, Blessing Ream, Blondeen, Cajun Rayne, Casualeen, Celestial and Celestial Dawn and Celestial Glory and Celestial Starr, Cherokee, Chinchilla Zest, Christmas Contada, Christmas Holiday, Confederate America, Daughny, Denverly Dawn, Desdedididawn, DuWhitVandeeOn, Hallah Lujah, Heavenly Melanie, Hereditary ...

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Polyeth12
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quote:
Originally posted by notorious fluffy g:
abcde lynn's music is the ABC song, does that give it away as a joke?

I think its supposed to be Twinkle Twinkle Little Star...I changed the last number in the url and got legitimate looking pages with other babies. After looking at baby name message boards, I'm not suprised that Abcde could actually be used by someone...its probably just a matter of time before someone uses Shi'thead or any of the others that seem to be safely in the realm of UL's for now.
Anyway, I work as a church secretary and have seen some "interesting" names. My favorites:
-Jermaine Jackson (he was born in the 70's so he probably was named after "the" Jermaine Jackson)
-Catcher Cruise (a baby girl Cruise is her middle name) and her brother Ford Franticek
-Whyman (first name)
and a married couple named Bart and Lisa (unfortunately, their last name isn't Simpson)

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Cobra4J
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I went to college with a guy named Richard Lick - think about that and realize what a terrible choice that was.
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Ink Rose
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Well my mom knew a student of hers who was named Inertia.

I guess she just thought it sounded cool. He last name was Such. When called by name last name first it became Such, Inertia.

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Oh, and my one friend was a Star Wars geek and named his daughter Vada (after Vade, apparently) There's plenty of terrible female names to choose from in that universe, but some are prety good. Not sure why it had to be that one.

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NewZer0
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Paisley.

Daysha Leatherwood. (Is she an elf?)

Zeppelin

Sulathia

Meliton (there are three generations of Melitons!)

Cappy Maatsch

Timothy Timmerson (That one made me giggle)

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Dareyawes
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A family I know named all their boys after animals and all their girls after geographical/weather features.

Eagle, Wolf, Otter, etc & River, Glade, Breeze, Rainy, etc.

I guess it gets difficult after a dozen kids to come up with names that fit the criteria and still sound somewhat normal. We'd give 'em hell joking that "Seabass" and "Watershed" were next on the list.

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ParrotLady1978
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I get comments on my name all the time, the most often-heard one being "That's unusual!" So of course I had to name my daughters unusual names as well.

Me: Aislinn (pronounced AYS-lin) Sabrina
Oldest daughter: Phoenix Rose (no, she wasn't conceived or born in AZ, nor have we even been there)
Youngest daughter: Alhana (pronounced uh-LA-nuh or Alanna, name came from an Elven princess in the Dragonlance series) Rileigh

My first name and my youngest daughter's names are all Irish, though the "correct" pronounciation of mine is ASH-leen.

Parrot "my mom's name is Mary Joy, so of course she had to go weird with mine" Lady

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Auntie Witch
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I've known a Daysha. She told me that it means "First Born Daughter" in some Native American language. If that's the case, then Leatherwood as a last name isn't that unusual.

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Mr. Baggins
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quote:
Originally posted by NewZer0:
Last month, I had a waitress named "Ofelia." With the "f," not a "ph." It's a lovely name, but still, to grow up with that...

--NewZer0

That's the way you write it in Spanish (Ofelia). It's not really common, but not rare at all.

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NewZer0
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quote:
Originally posted by Auntie Witch:
I've known a Daysha. She told me that it means "First Born Daughter" in some Native American language. If that's the case, then Leatherwood as a last name isn't that unusual.

Hmmm, that's interesting. I think this particular person was black, but who knows. I think Daysha is kind of a cool name, but I couldn't help thinking the entire thing sounded like she'd stepped out of a fantasy novel.

--NewZer0

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Chimera
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One of "my kids" (ok, one of the neighbourhood kids... at least for the summer) is named Daysha. I didn't think it was all that odd. She is also black but I know nothing about the history of the name. She's staying with the P family... I think that's a lot stranger. The P kids names are (forgive any mispelling) Peter, Peire, Peatrice, Patrice and Patricia. Trust me I thanked all the powers that may be that the family brought a Daysha into the mix... at least I can remember that name. Ok I can, perhaps, understand wanting to name a kid after yourself (although I didn't do it) but it can get confusing after a while. (I'm also glad the father's name wasn't Richard.)

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Gabi
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My orthodontist(sp? and too lazy to check) was Charlie Brown, I know of a Dr. Nurse, a gyno, Dr. Pap, and dentist Dr. Pus. A FOF named their child Brock, last name Calli, and my surname....Freiburger (pronounced fryburger) also just as amusingly mispronounced freeburger

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There is a politician running for office in this area named Joe Nation.

I have to wonder whether that was the name he was born with or if he changed it when he went into politics.

(If he has a son, I hope he didn't name him 'Juan')

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NewZer0
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Jammie.

Pebbles Johns.

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Victoria J
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I have just met a Mr Monga-Mandi Muli.

Nothing to add to that really...

Victoria J.

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Anyte
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This one's NFBSK. Chase Seamann.

Folks, if you're going to name your child Chase, please make sure your last name is not a noun or a homonym for any noun.

Thank you

Edited to add: Cole Burns. At this point I'd like to add that if your last name is a verb, please avoid nouns or noun homonyms as first names.

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I just learned that my friend has a coworker named Clitoria.

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I have heard of a girl named Genitalia. [Eek!]

Edited to capitalize.

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quote:
Originally posted by Gabi:
My orthodontist(sp? and too lazy to check) was Charlie Brown, I know of a Dr. Nurse, a gyno, Dr. Pap, and dentist Dr. Pus. A FOF named their child Brock, last name Calli, and my surname....Freiburger (pronounced fryburger) also just as amusingly mispronounced freeburger

A freind of mine used to work for an OBGYN Practice. The Doctors names were Dr. Weiner and Dr. Dicker.
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My friend worked for an OBGYN named Dr. Bush.

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quote:
Originally posted by Anyte:
This one's NFBSK. Chase Seamann.

Folks, if you're going to name your child Chase, please make sure your last name is not a noun or a homonym for any noun.

Thank you

Edited to add: Cole Burns. At this point I'd like to add that if your last name is a verb, please avoid nouns or noun homonyms as first names.

One of the little boys in DD's tee-ball league is named Chase Hyman. When they announced his name at the championship game, all I could think of were the jokes he's going to get in about 10 years (he's 5 or 6).

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I read an article in the Eugene Register Guard (Eugene, Oregon) about two Star Wars fans who had the last name 'Walker'. When their son was born, they named him Luke Sky ... making him Luke Sky Walker. If they had a daughter in the future, they were considering the name 'Leia Skye'. (I suppose that would be better than Leia Organa.)

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My BIL girfriend said she wanted to name their kid fellatio- she didn't know what it was

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NewZer0
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I came across an application today -- the woman had four children. Two of those children were named Sean. One was male, the other female. They had the same last name and middle initial (though thankfully different middle names). They were born three years apart.

They were apparently named for their daddy, also Sean.

Yikes!

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quote:
Originally posted by NewZer0:
I came across an application today -- the woman had four children. Two of those children were named Sean. One was male, the other female. They had the same last name and middle initial (though thankfully different middle names). They were born three years apart.

They were apparently named for their daddy, also Sean.

Yikes!

--NewZer0

I suspect, although I can't prove it that this is simply a case of someone being unable to spell, I expect her children are actually supposed to be Sean & Sian.

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